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New York Times, Thursday, November 28, 1963

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { W Z }, Scrabble score: 328 (avg 1.72)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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C
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H
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G
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D
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O
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G
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G
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P
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A
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R
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O
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L
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L
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L
O
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A
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B
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D
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K
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N
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R
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B
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Y
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F
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M
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C
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D
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S
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S
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L
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R
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J
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P
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S
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C
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Q
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C
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M
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B
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C
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M
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K
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A
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I
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68
B
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V
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S
C
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D
© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,233
Across
1
Not C.O.D. : CHGD
5
Today: It. : OGGI
9
Oral, in law. : PAROL
14
Relatives of centesimi. : LIRE
15
Water bird. : LOON
16
Curaçao's neighbor. : ARUBA
17
Infuriates. : IRES
18
Thanksgiving of a sort. : DANKESCHON
20
Bleating. : MAAING
22
Surface of most roads. : DIRT
23
Rosy. : RED
24
Part of the N. Y. C. subway. : BMT
25
Effort. : TRY
27
Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
29
Thanksgiving of a sort. : MUCHASGRACIAS
34
One of the Boones: Abbr. : DANL
35
___ Tag. : DER
36
Auxiliary verbs. : SHALLS
38
Shine. : EXCEL
40
Reign, in India. : RAJ
42
___ Park. : ESTES
43
Oriental rice concoctions. : PILAUS
45
French fowl. : COQ
47
Algonquian. : CREE
48
Thanksgiving of a sort. : MERCIBEAUCOUP
51
___-Coburg. : SAXE
52
Swim. : DIP
53
French pronoun. : ILS
55
Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
58
Liners: Abbr. : STRS
60
___ up (consumes something eagerly). : EATSIT
62
See 18, 29, and 48 Across. : MANYTHANKS
65
Aleutian isle. : ATKA
66
Columbus' goal. : INDIA
67
Soapstone. : TALC
68
Tres ___. : BIEN
69
Barkley and others. : VEEPS
70
Common Latin verb. : ESSE
71
A fish. : SCAD
Down
1
Scale. : CLIMB
2
Machine gun inventor. : HIRAMMAXIM
3
Male relative. : GREATUNCLE
4
Arnaz. : DESI
5
Homecoming figure. : OLDGRAD
6
Antelope of Tibet. : GOA
7
Dravidian of India. : GOND
8
Blacker. : INKIER
9
Caricature. : PASTICHE
10
Rainbow. : ARC
11
Part of Germany. : RUHR
12
Musical instrument. : OBOE
13
Alight. : LAND
19
Singer Berger and namesakes. : ERNAS
21
To the ___ degree. : NTH
26
Belgian stream. : YSER
28
Flop. : FIASCO
30
Nets. : CLEARS
31
Thanksgiving of a sort. : GRACE
32
Unselfish. : ALTRUISTIC
33
___ top. : SLEEPLIKEA
34
Agt. : DEP
37
Compass point. : SSE
39
Namesakes of Lovelace's beloved. : LUCASTAS
41
Okie name. : JOAD
44
Beethoven's "Pastoral." : SIXTH
46
Calm down. : QUIESCE
49
Call down. : BERATE
50
Bookkeeper's mentor. : CPA
54
Small light table. : STAND
55
More than 1000 years ago. : CMIV
56
Glazier's concern. : PANE
57
Wave: Fr. : ONDE
59
Himalayan sheep. : SNAS
61
Keep ___ on. : TABS
63
Squeal. : YIP
64
Metric measures: Abbr. : KLS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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